loquacity


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the quality of being wordy and talkative

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The great novelist vibrated between two decanters with the regularity of a pendulum; the famous divine flirted openly with one of the Madame de Staels of the age, who looked daggers at another Corinne, who was amiably satirizing her, after outmaneuvering her in efforts to absorb the profound philosopher, who imbibed tea Johnsonianly and appeared to slumber, the loquacity of the lady rendering speech impossible.
Meanwhile the whole population of Parker's Falls, consisting of shopkeepers, mistresses of boarding-houses, factory girls, millmen, and schoolboys, rushed into the street and kept up such a terrible loquacity as more than compensated for the silence of the cotton machines, which refrained from their usual din out of respect to the deceased.
Well,' said I, 'if ever I trouble you with my loquacity, tell me so at once, and I promise not to be offended; for I possess the faculty of enjoying the company of those I - of my friends as well in silence as in conversation.
D'Artagnan was thoughtful and seemed for the moment to have lost his usual loquacity.
Numa, the lion, was not given to loquacity, yet of all the jungle folk there were few who fought more often than he.
Perhaps to a man so essentially and silently concentrated upon himself (though he could talk well enough, as I was to find out presently) the other's irrepressible loquacity, em bracing every human being within range of the tongue, might have appeared unnatural, disgust ing, and monstrous.
A change came over his expression and straightway from the outward impetus of his loquacity he passed into the dull contemplation of all the appeasing truths that, not without some wonder, he had so recently been able to discover within himself.
It seems that the Saudi foreign minister has developed a habit of unconsidered, irresponsible loquacity," he added.
Brazilian studies (5,6) identify alcohol as the first (and widely used) drug among adolescents, besides being considered the substance with the highest association with risk behaviors, because it is a drug that decreases central nervous system's activities, leading to increased loquacity, disinhibition, decreased ability to plan and discern risks.
The third level deals with thematic anlysis, which highlights some of the constants of Rohmer's films present in Conte d'ete: the conflicts around the couple, chance and its role in the life of the protagonist, or the difficulties in personal communication, conveyed through a verbal loquacity about feelings.
However, Craun includes slander in women's types of speech (along with loquacity and lies), even though he underlines how serious and violent a crime slander was as it threatened social stability (The Hands of the Tongue, introduction xiii-xiv).
In Burke's Reflections, history is indeed presented as the conservative demiurge, and morbidly so at that, such as when he claims on behalf of the English people, "We know that we have made no discoveries; and we think that no discoveries are to be made, in morality; nor many in the great principles of government, nor in the ideas of liberty, which were understood long before we were born, altogether as well as they will be after the grave has heaped its mould upon our presumption, and the silent tomb shall have imposed its law on our pert loquacity.
This is perhaps the most important lesson that Marianne has to learn: how to replace her indiscriminate loquacity with verbal moderation and reason.
O]verlook the past, for thou art shrewd enough to know that our first movements are not in our own control; and one thing for the future bear in mind, that thou curb and restrain thy loquacity in my company; for in all the books of chivalry that I have read, and they are innumerable, I never met with a squire who talked so much to his lord as thou dost to thine.
Berlin's loquacity was transformed into verbosity in his writing.